Vaasa, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Mechanical Project Engineer

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our partners to accelerate their decarbonisation journeys through our market-leading technologies and power system modelling expertise. These cover decarbonisation services, future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS Digital Energy Platform.


Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 76 GW of power plant capacity and more 110 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?


In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. Our offering includes ultra-flexible combustion engine-based power plants, and energy storage & integration solutions. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system.

We are now looking for a Mechanical Project Engineer to join our team. 


Position information:

This position is permanent and the preferred location is Vaasa, Finland.


Main responsibilities:


  • Safeguards that work under their own responsibility area are executed according to contract/requirements, specifications, instructions, and policies.
  • Support project and sales teams with project-specific Mechanical & Process design
  • Carry out and coordinate assigned project activities, integration engineering, and technical correspondence with internal team members, vendors, customers, and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Create project-specific technical specifications and design requirements for purchasing purposes
  • Carry out sub-supplier delivery and quality follow-ups
  • Act as a stand-in for Chief Project Engineers
  • Support site team during installation and commissioning


Development responsibilities:


  • Participate in developing and maintaining tools and work methods in own responsibility area
  • To give, collect, and handle feedback regarding technical solutions and complaints
  • Provide lessons learned initiatives for developing issues in own responsibility area




  • BSc. or MSc. in Mechanical or Process Engineering
  • Being self-going, having teamwork skills, motivation to learn and grow professionally, and willingness to travel as well as the ability to understand and work with diverse cultures
  • Working experience is a benefit
  • Ability to communicate in English


Why you and us?  

You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting an inclusive work community.  
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential. 
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.  


Contact & next steps: 

Submit your application before the deadline of 13.12.2023 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. 


In case of any questions, reach out to:

Björn Nygård 

General Manager Mechanical, Process & Safety Engineering. 
Phone + 358 40 779 3446, 
Email: bjorn.nygard@wartsila.com

Last application date: 13/12/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 240 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com